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www.nadfas.org.ukNADFAS REVIEW / SPRING 2011 36JOURNEY INTO THE ABSTRACTA spring exhibition of John Piper's varied works depicting the Kent and Sussex landscapes is being held at three galleries: Scotney Castle, Kent; Tunbridge Wells Museum and Art Gallery; and Mascalls Gallery, Maidstone.44MOORE AT HATFIELD HOUSEHatfield House is preparing to host a major display of the works of sculptor Henry Moore in its beautiful landscaped gardens.50ONE COLLECTION, FOUR DIFFERENT GALLERIES Each museum in the Tate family has its own distinctive character, but all have much to offer arts lovers.52CLAY MENAGERIE Project Workshops and its artists are opening up this unique workspace to the public. Resident sculptor Elaine Peto gives NADFAS Reviewa sneak preview. 53AFFILIATE MEMBERSHIPNADFAS's new membership scheme is the perfect cultural gift.56CITY OF THE MERMAIDGo beyond Copenhagen's famous statue and explore the abundance of cultural highlights that Scandinavia's largestcity has to offer.60ROMANOV RESURGENCEWith St Petersburg beautifully restored back to the splendour of its former glory days, NADFASReview reflects on the history of Peter the Great.64OFFERSTake advantage of exclusive offers available to NADFAS members.65HANDS-ON HISTORYNADFAS Patron HRH The Duchess of Gloucester joined Gri Harrison and 100 Volunteers at the biennial Heritage Volunteer Day in London to find out more about their work.66SOCIETIES NEWSThe latest news and updates from local and overseas Societies.74CROSSWORDThis issue's brain teaser.Clockwise fromtop left: JohnPiper'sStudy for ChichesterCathedraltapestry (p36);The imposingChurch of OurSaviour of theSpilled Blood, StPetersburg (p60);Ulster Museumhouses manydelights (p32)

NEWSNational NewsNational Association headlines and updates, plus news from our sponsors and members' letters NADFAS President Christopher Lloyd has anew book coming out in May, In Search of AMasterpiece??Many masterpieces can be found in galleriesand museums throughout the British Isles. Mostpeople are aware of how rich the holdings inpublic collections are, but not everyoneappreciates how widely spread those paintingsare geographically. With his observant eye and engaging focuson illuminating detail, Christopher Lloyd's InSearch of a Masterpiecetakes the reader on ajourney throughout England, Scotland, Wales,Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland insearch of the highlights and unknown gems ofour public collections (many still free). Lloydintroduces 266 paintings by a host of artistsfrom different centuries and countries, from c1300 to the present day, each one beautifullyreproduced in colour. Some of the works areworld-famous, such as those by Velázquez,Bonnard or Hockney, while others are surprisingor exciting discoveries that a visitor might well miss. Christopher will be speaking about thecontents of the book (and copies willbe available) at the following events:The Sunday Times Oxford LiteraryFestival, Monday 4 April at 6.30pm,Christ Church College, Oxford. ??Box office: 0870 343 1001www.oxfordliteraryfestival.com????Daphne Du Maurier Festival,Wednesday 18 May at 10.00am,Festival Village, Fowey, Cornwall??. Box office: 01726 879500??www.dumaurierfestival.co.uk????Birmingham Museum & Gallery,Wednesday 25 May at 1.00pm, WaterHall, Birmingham Museum and Gallery. Box office: 0121 303 1966www.bmag.org.ukMay date for Lloyd Masterpiece book launch6NADFAS REVIEW / SPRING 2011www.nadfas.org.ukPictured:NADFASPresidentChristopher Lloyd(right) will be givingtalks on his newbook (below) atliterary eventsacross the country